20 episodes

Nobody wants to talk about death, the elephant in the room. We all act as if will never happen to us and go about living our same lives the same way every day. But what if you changed your perspective? What if you, instead of thinking about the life you've lived thus far, started to think about how many years you have left. Would you make choices, some which that might change your life from this point moving forward? Each week, The Bucket founder David Abend brings you a different perspective on mortality. Listen in to how he and his team are re-branding death and mortality into a positive force for change and good.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 15 Ratings

Nobody wants to talk about death, the elephant in the room. We all act as if will never happen to us and go about living our same lives the same way every day. But what if you changed your perspective? What if you, instead of thinking about the life you've lived thus far, started to think about how many years you have left. Would you make choices, some which that might change your life from this point moving forward? Each week, The Bucket founder David Abend brings you a different perspective on mortality. Listen in to how he and his team are re-branding death and mortality into a positive force for change and good.

    Gabrielle Elise Jimenez: Best Three Months

    Gabrielle Elise Jimenez: Best Three Months

    Can acknowledging and planning for your own death lead to fewer death-bed regrets? That’s the question I pose to Gabrielle Elise Jimenez, hospice nurse, end-of-life doula and the author of eight books that offer tools, tips and wisdom on end of life caregiving. But it is her class, The Best Three Months, that offers the evidence that planning for your own death can be the impetus that leads to choices that can help change the way you’re living your life — and lead to fewer death-bed regrets. What would you do if you found out you only had three months to live? We suggest you start by listening to this podcast.

    • 35 min
    Laura Berman Fortgang: Yeah, But

    Laura Berman Fortgang: Yeah, But

    Need some help getting out of your own way? (don’t we all?) Then listen to this podcast with Laura Berman Fortgang, one of the founding members of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), a best-selling author and a professional speaker  Her innovative approach to life and career coaching has earned appearances on numerous television programs including the Oprah Show. Her Tedx talk has been viewed by more than 1.5 million people who, perhaps like you, were struggling to find a way to transition to a career or purpose that better aligns with who they really are. If you’ve got a  stockpile of “yeah buts” that are preventing you from making a change, find out how Laura’s Now What Coaching can help you get over the hump.

    • 34 min
    Four Thousand Mondays

    Four Thousand Mondays

    How many Monday’s do you have left? And how are you going to use them? That’s what Jodi Wellman wants to know. Jodi is the Founder of Four Thousand Mondays where she dedicates all her Mondays to helping people live squander-free life. Unafraid to take on the Grim Reaper himself, Jodi combines her Masters in Applied Positive Psychology with her 25 years as a Certified Life Coach to realize that life is short and you can’t waste a minute of it. In this podcast, Jodi talks about her vision, her unique approach and even her new book, You Only Die Once. 

    • 38 min
    Kate Manser: “We think we have time”

    Kate Manser: “We think we have time”

    "It’s easy to get caught up in the crap of life where we get stressed out and get frustrated. That’s why it’s important to have reminders that life is short. And pep talks when we’re down.” If you’re in need of a pep talk on the living life to its fullest, then cue up this podcast with Kate Manser, author of the book, and creator of the website, “You Might Die Tomorrow (So Live For Today)”. Hear how Kate turned her death anxiety into a “not living an awesome life anxiety” and started living her best life. From her “Death bed gut check” to her personal “Wake Up Calls,” Kate’s energy and enthusiasm is both refreshing and inspiring and will help you make choices that could help you lead a happier life, and die with fewer regrets.

    • 47 min
    Tunng: Talks Dead Club

    Tunng: Talks Dead Club

    Why does a folktronica band embark on an album about death and dying? Find out in this revealing podcast with Sam Genders and Becky Jacobs, two of the founding members of the English band, Tunng, that recently released a 12 song album and eight episode podcast called, Tunng presents…Dead Club. “We are a band that is known for being playful and for being fun,” Jacobs tells us. “I think that that's possibly one of the reasons that there was some kind of discussion about whether this was an appropriate subject for us.” Hear why the project started and how it grew to become not only profoundly impactful but unexpectedly uplifting as well.

    • 53 min
    David Abend: The Bucket Explained

    David Abend: The Bucket Explained

    Can embracing your mortality lead to a more fulfilling life? Yes, says David Abend, founder of The Bucket, an online magazine that helps you live fully and die well. In this episode, David talks about all things Bucket. From the genesis of the idea more than 30 years ago, to the clarity of the “Zoo” metaphor, David explains the counterintuitive value of embracing one’s own mortality. He also introduces us to the concept of everyone having a Bucket Age — the number of years you likely have left to live — and how calculating yours can be a catalyst to making decisions that can change your life for the better.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

snalltown J ,

Excellent

I love this podcast. It is inspirational and thought provoking. Helps me hone in and focus on what is important.

AlyssaOM ,

Unique Content

I love listening to The Bucket Podcast. The content is unique and digestible. It’s more inspiration than depressing, even though some may find thinking about mortality depressing. I find it gets the wheels turning about my next adventure!

RobMM1966 ,

Powerful!

Incredible stories from incredible people! Can't wait for more episodes.

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